I recently bought an old laptop just really for programming my home built
car ECU. But it would be convenient to download associated software off
the net - and it has a problem with IE. It keeps on crashing. I've
reloaded Win 98SE - but the same thing. Could be a problem with the
network card I added - but it seems fine for other things.
So is there an alternative basic browser that would work ok with '98?
Firefox that I use on my proper PC is too bloated for such a slow machine.
*What happens if you get scared half to death twice? *
Dave Plowman email@example.com London SW
How ancient is this laptop? Might be worth trying a more recent Windows -
2k, probably - if you can get hold of a copy.
A quick google suggests Phoenix might be worth a look -
The Antivirus products that exclude scanning for spyware should be still
useful in some defence even for an old machine and don't have the
software load of the more recent do everything suites. The free version
of avast! is supported on Windows 95, and is low footprint I've heard (I
On Thu, 05 Feb 2009 20:46:47 +0000, The Natural Philosopher wrote:
I've still got one useful machine that runs Linux happily in 16MB (booting
from a 32MB CF card). No graphics, but I think there's a copy of Lynx on
there if I ever needed to browse the web...
Seconded on the memtest, and I'd run something that does a full R/W test
on the hard disk too. Leave them going overnight; a duff disk block
could be the issue, and might explain why it's app-specific...
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